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I’m Done! (Part I)

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted here but I’m hoping that you’ll forgive me. After four years, countless trips back and forth to Cambridge, endless nights spent staying up late to finish assignments, and a general lack of … Continue reading

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I’m Supporting Andre Bisasor for HESA President

I’m supporting Andre Bisasor for HESA President.  I’d like to explain my reasoning and some exasperation at some of the other candidate statements. In my humble opinion, HES students are supposed to be selecting someone for their executive experience. By … Continue reading

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Is Distance Education a Problem at Harvard?

Ian over at Harvard Extended has posted an editorial criticizing the Harvard Extension School push into distance education.  Specifically, he questions whether a degree program composed primarily of classes taken remotely via the Internet can ever really compare to the … Continue reading

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The MBA vs. the MSCS…

One of my former Teaching Fellows at Harvard Extension recently earned his Ph.D in Computer Science.  His advice is particularly valuable to me, not just because he has progressed further in his studies than I have, but because he also … Continue reading

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The Harvard Extension Student Association

HESA, the Harvard Extension Student Association, ostensibly exists to provide some measure of community to the Extension School population. From the website: Our Mission is to build and maintain a sense of community among our students. In partnership with many … Continue reading

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Harvard College vs. Harvard Extension School : Part Deux

In a post over at Harvard Extended, Ian discusses the subject of “legacy” admissions.  In case you’re wondering, “legacies” are Harvard College admits who get in because of some special connection to the college that supersedes the traditional academic criteria … Continue reading

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